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September 11, 2023
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Fire Station 1

700 Flint Point Ln.
Holly Springs, NC 27540
Holly Springs Fire Department
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9/11 Ceremony at Fire Station 1

Monday, September 11, 2023

The Holly Springs community is invited to attend this annual gathering at Fire Station 1 hosted by the Holly Springs Fire Department to remember the lives lost because of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The ceremony is at the fire station's 9/11 memorial, which includes a piece of steel from the North Tower of the World Trade Center.

The gathering begins at 8:30 a.m. During and following the ceremony, a bell will be rung, corresponding with the times of significant moments from that morning. Attendees are invited to stay as long as desired after the ceremony and to bring a flower to place at the memorial during any of the moments of observation that will continue through 10:28 a.m.

The ringing of a bell will commemorate the following moments from Sept. 11, 2001:

  • 8:46 a.m.: When hijackers crashed American Airlines Flight 11 into the North Tower.
  • 9:03 a.m.: When hijackers crashed United Airlines Flight 175 into the South Tower.
  • 9:37 a.m.: When hijackers crashed American Airlines Flight 77 into the Pentagon.
  • 9:59 a.m.: Collapse of the South Tower.
  • 10:02 a.m.: When United Airlines Flight 93 crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, after passengers confronted their captors.
  • 10:28 a.m.: Collapse of the North Tower.
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